James Marcus Schuyler

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Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 12, 1991 (67)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 12, 1991 (67)

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New York School poet who won a Pulitzer Prize for The Morning of the Poem, a collection published in 1980. His other works include The Crystal Lithium and A Sun Cab.

Before Fame

He was born in Chicago in 1923 and attended West Virginia's Bethany College in the early 1940s.

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He served as a curator for traveling exhibitions at New York's Museum of Modern Art.

Family Life

He was gay, but kept his romantic relationships private. He was born in Chicago to Margaret Daisy Connor and Marcus Schuyler.

Associated With

He and John Ashbery were contemporaries and fellow New York School poets. The two collaborated on a 1987 work entitled A Nest of Ninnies.

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